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News From Seaton

Renea Anderson/Correspondent

 A committee “SPARKS”- Seaton Park and Recreation for Kid’s Safety- is raising funds to replace the equipment for the children to play on in the Seaton Park. To raise funds they will have a booth at the Rhubarb Fest in Aledo on June 5, selling root beer floats, bags of cut fresh rhubarb and raffle tickets to win an Isabel Bloom statue. Later in that month, the committee and other volunteers will be serving breakfast during the Antique Power Reunion Day in Seaton on June 26.

The Seaton Library is planning a “Reading Rocks” summer reading program for readers in our area. Readers can sign up from June 5-June 12 to start the six week program. Every participant will get fun items when they register and there will be prizes and a group party at the end of the program. This is for all ages; even babies can be read to. During the summer we will have expanded hours and a Saturday morning reading time for the younger children.

The Mercer County High School girls’ varsity softball team won April 29 against Stark County 5-4 in Aledo. They then dropped a double header to ROWVA on Saturday, losing 0-1 and 4-10. On Monday May 3 of May the Golden Eagles won 12-1 at West Prairie and on Tuesday they lost a “slugfest” to Annawan Wethersfield 18-25. The Eagles had five home runs in the game from Emily Heard, Jordan Ruh, Midge DeFreize and two from Morgan Weeks but it was not enough to hold them off in the seventh inning. Molly Conway and Allie Kellogg pitched for Mercer County.